Congratulations to Loreto student Rosaleen Tite Ahern on her winning entry for the Orwell Prize 2020. Rosaleen’s essay ‘Streets in the sky’ is an essay about Hulme and the power of community. Rosaleen writes:

“This pandemic has taught us that society, everything we have carefully constructed, can cease to exist overnight.”

The entry has be highly praised, Kayo Chingonyi, a judge for the described Rosaleen’s entry as

“a wonderfully integrated, heartfelt and moving exploration of the relationship between town planning, architecture and culture”

Rosaleen talks about her insipraration for the piece in her video https://youtu.be/m2t53FUM4X4

You can read Rosa’s winning essay here: https://www.orwellfoundation.com/the-orwell-youth-prize/2018-youth-prize/winners-orwell-youth-prize-2020/rosaleen-tite-ahern/